David Ige says the state will receive $2.3 billion in climate change mitigation and adaptation funding from the federal government over the next four years.
The governor made the announcement Monday as the U.S. Congress prepares to debate the $1.6 trillion climate change bill, which is being developed by the U,S.
Department of Agriculture.
Dave Ige announces funding to combat climate change at a press conference at the state Capitol in Honolulu, Hawaii, November 19, 2017.
A climate change adaptation fund will provide the state with the same amount of money it received in 2018 from the U